Articles by Malika Orazgalieva

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

President Signs New Civil Procedure Code

ASTANA – President Nursultan Nazarbayev publicly signed the new Civil Procedure Code (CPC) of Kazakhstan Oct. 31. The code introduces changes to procedures in investment, civil and other disputes and provides more options for reconciliation, among other changes. The new CPC will fundamentally improve the legal framework of the country, the President told assembled officials…

Kazakh, Ukrainian Presidents Discuss Trade, Int’l Issues in Astana

ASTANA –Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met Oct. 9 with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during the latter’s official visit to the nation. The parties discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in the spheres of trade, economy, the coal industry, agriculture, transport and logistics. The two leaders exchanged views on topical international issues, including the situation in southeastern…